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A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

The Law and the Gospel

"Whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all." (James 2:10) Conviction of sin always brings a fearful, confining sense of the law. It makes a person...
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By the Grace of God I Am What I Am

"By the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not in vain…" (1 Corinthians 15:10) Never worry about whether what you say sounds humble before others or not....
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The Supremacy of Jesus Christ

"He will glorify Me…" (John 16:14) The New Testament example of the Christian experience is that of a personal, passionate devotion to the Person of Jesus Christ. Every other kind of so-called Christian experience is...
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The Riches of the Destitute

"…being justified freely by His grace…" (Romans 3:24) We have to realize that we cannot earn or win anything from God through our own efforts. We must either receive it as a gift or do...
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The Consecration of Spiritual Power

"…by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world." (Galatians 6:14) We must never allow anything to interfere with the consecration of our spiritual power. Consecration (being dedicated to God’s...
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The Focal Point of Spiritual Power

"…except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ…" (Galatians 6:14) If you want to know the power of God (that is, the resurrection life of Jesus) in your human flesh, you must dwell on...
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The Secret of Spiritual Consistency

"God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ…" (Galatians 6:14) Most of us are not consistent spiritually because we are more concerned about being consistent externally. In the...
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Direction of Focus

"Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters…, so our eyes look to the Lord our God…" (Psalm 123:2) This verse is a description of total reliance on God. Just...
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The Distraction of Contempt

"Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us! For we are exceedingly filled with contempt." (Psalm 123:3) Beware of “the cares of this world…” (Mark 4:19). They are the very things that produce...
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Shallow and Profound

"Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God." (1 Corinthians 10:31) Beware of allowing yourself to think that the shallow aspects of life are not ordained by...
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